Beautiful Red

Beautiful Red

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60,346 words (≈ about 4 hours)

The future is boring. Technology has solved most of the world’s most pressing problems, leaving people with tedious work and mundane play.

Jack is a Security Officer Class 5, which sounds important, but isn’t. However, her banal life as a cubicle worker by day and tinkerer by night is interrupted when she discovers that her employer’s computer system has been invaded.

Jack enlists the help of her only friends – her co-worker, Gilles and Adrian, an online… (more)

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lalle
lalle
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:01:16 +0100

Well worth reading.


Bazzz
Bazzz
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 18:26:11 +0200

Good book, I liked the fact that all the future high-tech makes sense, of course it is all sci-fi but it sounds like it could be possible in the (near) future, non of it sounds impossible or ridiculous. Clearly the author is aware of current technology and where it's weaknesses lie and improvements could be made. In the book these (obvious) improvements are the thing of the day, and people long for how it was in the past, which to us is now. This makes it possible for the reader to identify with… (more)



Book Details  


Language: English

Written in: 2007

Published: 2008-12-01

Word count: 60,346 words (≈ about 4 hours)

License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives (cc by-nc-nd)

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Biography 


M. Darusha Wehm is a three-time Parsec Award finalist and author of the SF novels Beautiful Red, Self Made, Act of Will, The Beauty of Our Weapons and Children of Arkadia.

Her short fiction has appeared in many venues, including Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Toasted Cake and Escape Pod. She is also the editor of the crime and mystery short fiction magazine Plan B. 

She lives in Wellington, New Zealand after sailing down the west coast of the Americas and across the Pacific Ocean with her partner, Steven, on their sailboat, Scream.


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